Describe your first day of practice at the Senior
It was great. I feel like I had a good day. I had
a chance to go out there and make some plays. The
big thing is just knocking the rust off. I want to
have a great day tomorrow. I haven’t played
football since November 24th. It was a
long time ago.
You flashed quickness and defeated the double team
with ease during the first day, what can we expect
from you the rest of the week?
I am just trying to add more to my game. I want to
dominate. My goal is to win every battle.
Hopefully by the end of the week, I will be having a
What are your strengths?
I feel like I can do anything. I can rush the
passer and play well against the run. But the main
thing is my quickness and my athleticism.
What are you trying to improve upon this week?
I want to improve against the run. I want to be in
the backfield more and make a lot of plays.
Tell us about your unique story. You quit high
school and worked at a plant for awhile. Then you
went to a junior college and wound up at North
Carolina. How has that experience shaped your life?
It is a blessing. I learned from every mistake that
I made. That is what helped me out the most. Those
mistakes helped me get through college. I worked
hard in the classroom and on the field. I was able
to be successful. I got my degree from North
Carolina. I got a degree in communications. It was
a blessing for me.
What is the highlight of your career up to this
Most memorable moment for me was beating NC State.
It was a big game for us. We were all crying after
that win in the locker room. Our class has never
beaten them before. I will never forget it.
Describe your teammate LB Kevin Reddick.
He is a great player. He is one of the smartest
linebackers that I have ever played with. He knew
his assignments and where everybody was supposed to
be. He is strong and athletic. He should have a
great NFL career. He kind of reminds me of Ray
What are your hobbies?
I watch a lot of film during my free time. I like
to watch football. I am a relaxed guy.
Which players have stood out in practice thus far?
Everyone was knocking the rust off. I can’t point
to one particular guy. All of them had a pretty
good day. The center from Notre Dame (Braxston
Cave) had nice strength. The tackle from Central
Michigan (Eric Fisher) had a good day. Kevin
Reddick had a big day. I am not just saying it
because he is my teammate. He really had a good
Finish the sentence, Sylvester Williams is….
I am a very humble guy. I am a blessed guy. I work
hard. I want to inspire others. I want to help
others learn from their mistakes. I am fun to be
around. I love the game of football.